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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Recognised team that utilises the strengths of its Hong Kong and Beijing offices to advise on outbound acquisitions, as well as joint ventures and privatisations. Assists a broad array of clients ranging from TMT companies to retailers and clients in the financial services sector. Also regularly acts on private equity investments for both fund-raising entities and investors.

Strengths

"Their performance has been beyond superb. They are very technically skilled, business-savvy and they show that they care about us and our business," enthuses one client, adding: "I have come across many lawyers who give you a legal analysis and no practical solutions, but the Morgan Lewis team take care of business and always have our back, which is paramount."

"The client service and commercial awareness are top notch," agrees another source, adding: "One of the reasons we chose them was because of their multiple locations; the service seemed seamless."

A client endorses the team's handling of transactions, reporting: "They are capable of working under high pressure and demanding timelines, and can still deliver without any compromise of quality. That’s why we often entrust them with our most important high-stakes deals."

A client praises the team for its "accuracy and promptness of legal advice, responsiveness, resourcefulness and commercial acumen."

Work highlights

Acted for Warburg Pincus on its USD140 million investment in Gaosi Education Group.

Assisted the founding shareholders of ISEC Healthcare with the SGD150 million sale of a 35% stake in the company to Aier Eye Hospital.

Acted for Warburg Pincus on its USD500 million investment Series B round financing in Ziroom, a China-based home-renting platform.

Notable practitioners

Beijing-based Zhang Ning and Suet-Fern Lee in Singapore are key practice contacts.

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Corporate/M&A & Private Equity Department

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Beijing Kerry Centre South Tower, Suite 823, 8th F

No. 1 Guang Hua Road

Chaoyang District

Beijing

Beijing

China

100020

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